Tata Power gets letter of award for 100 MW solar farm in Maharashtra

Tata Power Renewable Energy, a unit of Tata Power, has been awarded a contract to supply solar electricity to Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co for a period of 25 years. State and central power utilities award such contracts by conducting a bidding process in which companies are expected to offer their cheapest rate for supplying […]

Indian coal plants unlikely to meet pollution norms: CSE

A new study report by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) finds that almost 70 per cent of India’s coal-fired power plants will not meet revised emission standards that come into effect in two years. The norms were set in December 2015 by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). “Even after seven […]

BHEL to supply electric buses for Gorakhpur airport

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, India’s largest electrical equipment maker, said it has won a contract to supply electric buses for the Gorakhpur airport. A new airport for the Uttar Pradesh city, spread over 300 acres, will be set up on the Gorakhpur-Varanasi highway. At present, there is a small airport at Gorakhpur which is serviced […]

Tata Power gets Rs 1,505 cr solar power project from NTPC

Tata Power said its solar unit has got a Rs 1,505 cr contract to set up a 250 megawatt solar power plant for India’s largest power producer NTPC. The contract, the biggest ever to be received by the company from an external customer, has to be completed in 20 months. With this order, the order […]

India hopeful of signing nuclear plant deal with Westinghouse soon

India’s junior minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Jitendra Singh, today said the government was still hopeful of signing a deal to set up a massive, 7.2 GW nuclear power plant in partnership with US-based Westinghouse Electric. Singh, who was responding to a question in the parliament today, said Westinghouse’s bankruptcy delayed proceedings, but […]

NTPC to build 520 MW hydro power projects in Himachal Pradesh

NTPC Ltd, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation, took another step in its journey towards reducing its dependence on coal-fired plants by signing an agreement to develop two hydropower stations with a combined capacity of 520 MW. The two projects, for which NTPC has signed agreements with the Himachal Pradesh government, can be classified […]

BHEL wins second big order from Koodankulam Ph II project

Close on the order for erection of turbine generator for the new units of Koodankulam Power Project, state-owned capital goods giant Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said it has also won the order for erecting reactor side equipment for the same. Against a value of Rs 440 cr for the June order, this one is […]

India misses FY19 Solar Power target by 58%

India has missed its solar power target by a whopping 58% in the year gone by, according to the latest numbers from the ministry of renewable energy or MNRE. India was supposed to add about 16,000 megawatt (16 gigawatt) of fresh solar power generation capacity in the year ended March 2019. However, it added only […]

BHEL wins order worth Rs 440 crore for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project

Government of India owned construction and manufacturing firm Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) said it received an order worth Rs 440 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for the erection work of the upcoming 2×1000 Megawatt  Turbine Generator (TG) island units at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in Tamil Nadu. BHEL also emerged […]

IOCL, BPCL, HPCL to build LPG pipeline from Gujarat to UP

State owned oil and gas company Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) said that it has entered into a joint venture with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) for the implementation and operation for a 2,757-km long LPG pipeline from Kandla, Gujarat to Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. While Indian Oil Corporation will […]

Tata Power gets 25-year deal to supply solar power to Gujarat

Tata Power said it received a contract from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited to develop a 100 MW solar project in Raghanesda Solar Park of Gujarat . The energy will be supplied to GUVNL under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) valid for a period of 25 years from the scheduled commercial operation date. The Company […]

Maruti Suzuki to set up Solar Power Plant in Gurugram facility

Automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki said it has laid the foundation stone for a 5 MW Photovoltaic solar power plant at its manufacturing facility in Gurugram. The solar plant is likely to be commissioned in FY 2019-20, Maruti Suzuki said. Maruti Suzuki said that it will invest around Rs 24 crores and will offset carbon dioxide […]

Ratnamani Metals and Tubes receives order worth Rs 255 crore from oil and gas sector

Steel tubes and pipes manufacturing firm Ratnamani Metals and Tubes Ltd said it received a Rs 255 crore order from the oil and gas sector for the supply of coated carbon steel pipes. Carbon steel, also called mild steel, are used in oil and gas pipeline, plumbing and water supply systems. The order will be […]